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Nov 10, 2013 1:05am EST
instead of los angeles when he tried these things he would have been impaled on a pitchfork and stuck up in the field as a scarecrow. he was in the right places at the right time. how did that happen? what i thought i would do, because you folks tonight, you have heard over and over during the years people's different versions of what happened on the ninth of august 9 and 10th, 1969. i will tell you there's new material in my book because in the course of my interviewing quite a few people including especially patricia carmichael who was involved in both nights and a couple of sound bites on the 25th in her fishery of the murders. she is never given a full account of it. she explained it all in such depth with such honesty and with such clarity that she ended up answering the final couple of questions that the lapd had about the murders all these years so yes there are some new things. most of all if it's okay with you i would like to talk very briefly about four parts of this book, charles manson, his life in the world he grew up in. let's begin with this childhood. we talked a minute a
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2013 3:50pm EST
to start by telling you a story about something that happened in los angeles a few years ago. a group of health activists set up a kind of sidewalk clinic for day laborers, to test day laborers for hiv. and so a young man, omar sierra, was on the street corner that day, and he went to the clinic and sat down in the chair, and the nurse who was at the clinic, she tied him off and inserted the needle to draw his blood, and all of a sudden everybody saw these border patrol agents coming across the street. and so, of course, everybody ran. and omar, he tore off the tourniquet, and he pulled out the needle, and he got up, and he ran just like everybody else. and omar, he was lucky because he got away that a day. but a lot of his friends didn't. and so he went home, and he was very upset by what had happened and what had happened to his friends, and he wanted to remember what had taken place at that clinic that day. and so he wrote a song. and i'm not a good singer, so i'm not going to sing it to you, but i am going to tell you kind of what some of the words were because i think they're ver
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2013 11:40am EST
market in our town. it happened in big cities like new york, san francisco or los angeles. it happened to little towns like helena, montana. we as farmers markets. it's a really healthy start. there are many networks springing up a farm to consumer, direct marketing going on. so i can buy a house with either here in helena, montana, knowing the rancher. i go shake his hand and he shows me how the animal is raised and he shows me the exact conditions that created that meet. that's really important. but that's possible it wasn't possible 10 years ago. industrial culture is taking notice of the change that's happening 10 years the biggest response has been all sorts of green labeling and green marketing going on, famous as a natural product and so forth and stretching the bounds of your imagination on the word natural. but nonetheless, that is a backhanded complement in some ways. the industry recognizes there's a will willpower there for change. the attempt by showing some profit out of the deal. it's precedes e2 expose the that's the same time and say here's the real deal over here, whe
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2013 1:00am EDT
it did to crack down. what was going on? not like we want homeless people in los angeles it is downtown. this was the best spot. white question of really is where are the of moderates or the liberals? i want to be positive because i think it isn't working with imperial america. in to the breakdown of public schools of big tom equality and opportunity to create this content a of people know it. i get into a lot of trouble if you go to with the pta you will see i have been accused of exploiting rand paul and robbed of not quite true but i have pointed out that he is opposed to drones and opposed to the federal reserve and interesting little issue but are federal reserve is $85 billion every month to help baker's. every month? net that we talk about the budget who objects? log paul whose of people think is a lunatic but why are they making sees big decisions? who elected them? where does the money go? i look at elizabeth warren on the other side those who are principled and stand for something so i see a movement in this society away from the empire and a criticism of wall street of the ol
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2013 3:45pm EST
of his life to these three remarkable volumes. "the los angeles times" has called the liberation trilogy quote of massive use of reporting and powerful to storytelling. a tapestry of fabulous richness and complexity. the "washington post" reviewer describes the pros as achingly sublime. now it's 877 pages but there are fewer -- will sing this is a very long book he said this once seemed too short. in a recent interview with the national world war ii museum in new orleans rick remarked on the necessity of remembering the story of this war when he called the greatest self-inflicted catastrophe in human history. 60 million dead ,-com,-com ma one life snuffed out every three seconds for six years. more than 16 million american veterans of world war ii, fewer than 2 million remain a life. when we contemplate what is lost to us culturally as they slip into the shadows of 800 a day, for most perhaps is the ability to bear witness, to tell the story first-hand, to attest with authenticity and authority why they fought, suffered and died. for all the stories told and retold and countless others w
CSPAN
Nov 2, 2013 9:00pm EDT
, iowa those places seemed exotic to us. he would talk about san francisco or new york or los angeles whenever he happened to go. so i got the impression that going to the world series was the single most exciting thing that any human being could do. i always ached to got world series. all the things i wanted to go going to the world series was the most important. i have never gotten to go. i have the wonderful experiences. i was sent to the olympics in 2000. and i went the soccer world cup in korea and japan. lots of other important global sporting events. i was delighted to go. one thing that eluded me was the world series. it happens that almost exactly ten years ago, in 2003 season was coming to an end, a very good friend of mine, a guy named keith black moor, the sports end or it of the london times called me up at home. i was in england. he said have you been following what is going on in baseball? i said have i ever? because what was happening at the 2003 season was coming to a close, was the two teams that had the most momentum going to the playoff period were the chicago cubs
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2013 8:00am EST
years they sent him to the world series. .. san francisco or new york or los angeles, wherever he happened to go. so i got the impression they're going to the world series was the single most exciting thing that any human being could do. i've always ate to go to the world serve. of all the things i wanted to do, going to the world series was the most important thing to me. i never got to go. i had all these other wonderful experiences. i was sent to the olympics in 2000, and they went to the soccer world cup in korea and japan and lots of other important global sporting events. i was delighted to go to. but the one thing that bothered me was the world series. it so happens that almost exactly 10 years ago, 2003 season was coming to an end, a very good friend of mine, a guy named keith blackmore was a sports editor called me up at home. i was living in england. he said, have you been following what's going on in baseball? i said, have i ever? because what was happening as the 2003 season was coming to close was that the two teams that have the most momentum going into the playoffs
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2013 7:00pm EST
from my editor and my agent because when it was announced on morning joe i was in los angeles and that was at 5:00 in the morning my time. i decided no, it's such incredible news. i am still kind of high if i can say that. i feel this incredible excitement about this and being part of this in being with these authors, peoples who work i admire so deeply and i'm here with them tonight at this event. it's such a privilege in such an honor so grateful to the national book foundation for recognizing my work in putting me in touch with all these incredible writers. >> your representing the west coast tonight. >> i guess so, yeah i am area that's right. george packer i think spent time on the west coast and moved there for a while but i flew from there yesterday. a little jet lag but still standing. >> wendy lower one of the five finalists for the book or this evening. can you hold up the middle for us so we came see it up close a little bit? >> i received this medal last night. we had a ceremony and we received these lovely gift bags from lavender and they wrote a beautiful citatio
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2013 11:55pm EST
celebrities. it was established in los angeles in 1964 and there was a reason for that. l. ron hubbard the founder of scientology realized that americans really do worship one thing for sure and that is celebrity. where's the capital of celebrities? hollywood so scientology has become one of the major landlords and holiday -- scientology. there was a church publication put out shortly after the founding of the church with a roster of perspective celebrities that included people like bob hope, walt disney, marlena dietrich, howard hughes some of the most famous people in the world but those are the kinds of people who they sought to use as pitchman for their new religion. celebrities did come to the church. they built a celebrity center so celebrities would feel at home there and in some of the early people that came into the church where rock hudson passed through apparently he got very upset when he was the middle of an auditing session and he needed to put more money in the parking meter and they wouldn't let him out of the room. he stormed out of never came back. gloria swanson was
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2013 5:50am EST
or new york or los angeles, wherever he happened to
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